The Vanished Bride – Bella Ellis #TheBronteMysteries

Taking as its premise the idea that the Brontë sisters embarked on brief careers as crime-fighting ‘detectors’ in 1845, the period between Charlotte and Emily returning home from Brussels and the three sisters becoming published authors a year later, this novel offers us a delicious new version of the famous siblings, superbly reimagined by Bella … Continue reading The Vanished Bride – Bella Ellis #TheBronteMysteries

One Woman’s Year – Stella Martin Currey

I spent most of my time reading One Woman's Year feeling deeply envious of Currey’s life. This in itself is something of an admission, given that most of the chapters concern the home and looking after the family; it is only a few years ago that I was feeling deeply ambitious and determined to further … Continue reading One Woman’s Year – Stella Martin Currey